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Week 13 NFL staff picks: Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens

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Take a look at who we’re picking this week.

NFL: Preseason-Detroit Lions at Baltimore Ravens Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

At Pride of Detroit, we tend to have a consensus on our weekly picks. Yeah, we tend to pick the Detroit Lions more often than not, but to be fair, the Lions have been a winning team as of late.

But last week’s loss seems to have shaken the Lions fanbase, and it appears we are not immune to the wave of pessimism surrounding the team right now. Though Vegas has this as a toss-up game, a small majority of our staff is going with the Ravens this week.

Check out our picks:

Alex Reno (8-3): 18-16 Ravens
Chris Perfett (8-3): 25-18 Ravens
Ryan Mathews (8-3): 24-20 Lions
Mike Payton (7-4): 21-10 Lions
Justin Simon (7-4): 27-24 Lions
Jeremy Reisman (7-4): 23-20 Ravens
Kent Lee Platte (6-5): 30-20 Lions
Kyle Yost (6-5): 24-20 Ravens
Jerry Mallory (5-5): 24-16 Ravens
Andrew Kato (4-5): 20-16 Ravens

All but two staff members are predicting a one-score game here and no one has either team scoring over 30 points. In other words, everyone here is expecting a tight, low-scoring game. In situations like that, just about anyone can win.

So now it’s time for you to make your pick. Choose the winner in the poll below, and be sure to give us your score prediction in the comment section for a chance to win our weekly On Paper challenge and get a shoutout in next week’s preview.

Poll

Which team is going to win on Sunday?

This poll is closed

  • 71%
    Detroit Lions
    (350 votes)
  • 28%
    Baltimore Ravens
    (138 votes)
488 votes total Vote Now